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Soccer team drops its first two games

Soccer team drops its first two games

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ soccer team went on the road for its first two games of the season last week, suffering tough losses at Bridgeport and Tonasket. At Bridgeport, the Mountain Lions fought to a 1-1 tie in regulation time, after a Charlie Thornton-White goal put Liberty Bell ahead for much of the...
Liberty Bell tennis team mixes it up in three matches over five days

Liberty Bell tennis team mixes it up in three matches over five days

After spending nearly all its pre-season practice time indoors, the Liberty Bell High School tennis team got plenty of court time in three matches last week. “I’m pleased overall considering we still have snow on our courts,” coach Dave Schulz Sr. said this week. “We made good progress.”
Track team stretches its legs in two meets

Track team stretches its legs in two meets

The Liberty Bell High School track team has had limited opportunities to run, jump or toss things this season, but nonetheless showed promise in its first two meets. “For not having been on a track until the two meets we did …
Knowledge Bowl team soars to second place at state championships

Knowledge Bowl team soars to second place at state championships

The Liberty Bell High School Knowledge Bowl team claimed second place at the state championship tournament in Arlington on Saturday (March 19) — the school’s highest finish in 10 appearances at the state finals. The Liberty Bell team — captain Rowan Post, Cory Diamond, Sebastian Hogness, Skyler Fitzmautice, Danny Rodriguez, and Nate Hirsch — competed against 17 other 2B teams. The...
Methow Valley Nordic Team battles tough weather conditions at Junior Nationals

Methow Valley Nordic Team battles tough weather conditions at Junior Nationals

Seven members of the Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) traveled to Cable, Wisconsin, for the Junior National Championships March 7–12. The skiers competed in their respective age classes against the best skiers from the 10 divisions across the United States, representing the Pacific Northwest Ski Association (PNSA). “With nearly 400 skiers participating, competition was fierce,”...
LBHS soccer team launches season at Chelan jamboree

LBHS soccer team launches season at Chelan jamboree

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ soccer team saw its first action on Saturday (March 12) in a jamboree at Chelan High School. Also playing were Bridgeport and Manson. Each team played three shortened matches. “Our team showed a lot of potential and improvement over the course of the day,” coach Lincoln Post said. “Having...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Cash McClane

Mountain Lion of the Week: Cash McClane

This week’s Mountain Lion of the Week is sophomore baseball player. Cash possesses strong leadership skills along with an outstanding sense of integrity. Although Cash is new to the Methow Valley School District, his positive presence in the hallways and on the playing fields has been noticed. He is a critical thinker who exemplifies balance...
Loup Ski Team takes six to White Pass, Catlin wins Bantam Cup

Loup Ski Team takes six to White Pass, Catlin wins Bantam Cup

The Loup Ski Team traveled to White Pass recently for two days of Giant Slalom competition and brought home several awards. Aidan Catlin earned distinction as “fastest man on the mountain” and won the Bantam Cup with his two first-place finishes. About 90 skiers raced in a variety of conditions from hard-packed surface to a...
LBHS wrestlers honored at team banquet

LBHS wrestlers honored at team banquet

State champion Meritt Fink was named Wrestler of the Year at the Liberty Bell High School wrestling team’s banquet recently. Fink was also named Most Dedicated wrestler. Most Improved was Brady Moriarty, Pressure Performer was Kaleb Martin, Rookie of the Year was Alex Garcia-Lopez, and the winner of the Best Takedowns award was Jacob McMillan....
Mountain Lion of the Week:  Liliana Hart-Beck

Mountain Lion of the Week: Liliana Hart-Beck

Liliana Hart-Beck is our first Mountain Lion of the Week for the spring season. Liliana is a tenth-grade track and field athlete, who is well known throughout the school as a kind and principled student. Her quiet leadership presence is best described as action speaking louder than words. Here is what the person nominating Liliana...